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Apr 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
on the right here, 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. the two had been living in this country for at least ten years. the fbi released video and pictures of the suspects seen carrying backpacks believed to have contain explosives. the man in the dark cap is dead. the man in the white hat is still at-large >>> we are hearing from an eyewitness in watertown. andrew kitzenberg being evacuated from his home. he said he saw two men taking cover behind an suv firing shots at officer 70-80 yards down the street. he also saw the men using explosives. >> i was about 35, 40 feet away. it looked to resemble a pressure cooker, what i've seen from other pictures online in the last few days. i saw them light this bomb. they threw it toward the officers. it only got maybe 15-20 yards down. it wasn't very close to the officers. it really created a significant decoy. there was smoke that covered our entire street. at that point, one of the shooters ran toward the officers while still engaging in gunfire. while he was still shooting at them, a few seconds later, the second shooter got back into the suv and turn
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Apr 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
the white cap, his younger brother, a 19-year-old man named dzhokhar tsarnaev. we heard from our reporter, terry mcsweeney who is saying the police presence is overwhelming, because they are so concerned about how dangerous they consider him. we heard an nbc terrorist consultant refer to him as a tier one terrorist. that being the worst kind of terrorist, referring to him as a bomb-chucker. one of these men were seen lighting and throwing a bomb at police last night during the shootout. there are apparently bombs that have not been detonated that are littering one of the streets in watertown. there are concerns that he is armed with a gun and has bombs. not only have they asked people to shelter in place in watertown, cambridge, other surrounding neighborhoods. they have asked them to shelter in the city of boston themselves. this is the warning just issued moments ago by the governor of massachusetts. >>> it is a serious situation. we are asking the public to take it seriously as well. with this law enforcement by following those simple instructions. we've got every asset that we can pos
NBC
Apr 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
groups. dzhokhar tsarnaev is communicating through notes. the attack took three lives and injured 170 people. >>> san francisco's police wants more cameras to monitor the city. he is asking for cameras up and down market street. the main thoroughfare is the back drop for many large scale events, including races and parades. business owners welcome the idea. the local aclu chapter is sceptical. >> security is going to help. >> i like it. secure everybody, you know. >> we know that video cameras unfortunately don't prevent or reduce terrorism. we do know that video cameras are expensive and invasive and they are ripe for abuse. >> no specific plan detailing where those new cameras would be installed. >> the time now is 6:06. we, of course, are watching that weather for you as we give you a live look over san francisco. a picturesque shot as the day gets started. a beautiful look as it warms up today. it is going to be short-lived, though. >> a good day to head to the city. rob is in for christina this morning. should be pretty nice. by tomorrow or thursday, we are going to see fog filli
NBC
Apr 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: as accused marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev is in the hospital prosecutors deciding how to handle him. >> he should be an enemy combatant and we should be allowed to question him for intelligence gathering purposes. >> president obama has agreed to delaying miranda rights under public safety measure but rebuffing republicans calling nor for a change in the prosecutorial playbook. he became a u.s. september last year on september 11th. he has the constitutional right to be tried in a civilian court. >> literally hundreds of terrorists, those accused of terrorism have been successfully prosecuted and imprisoned in the united states using the same process that's being used in boston. >> reporter: at the same time lawmakers want to know a lot more about the suspect's dead brother tamerlan tsarnaev traveled to russia for six months after he was brought to the attention of the fbi as a possible islamic extremist. >> we want to know why after he was interviewed and after foreign intelligence service raises a flag on the individual, why he was allowed to travel abroad and yet th
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Apr 22, 2013 4:30am PDT
from dzhokhar tsarnaev. a gunshot from the throat from awe suicide attempt, he has been able to answer most of their questions. they believe that tsarnaev and his brother acted alone. they are hoping that a 48-hour questioning without a lawyer present will shed details. they begin to cover from physical and emotional. >> we are very strong here in boston and we are getting through it. we will rebuild and we will be stronger than ever before, i think. >> reporter: it is a town unbroken by events of the past week. chris pollone, nbc news, boston. >>> federal and state authorities are now trying to sort out where the surviving suspect should be tried and what charges he should face. since dzhokhar tsarnaev is a u.s. citizen, he should have the rights any other u.s. citizen should have. others think he should be considered an enemy combatant and tried by a tribunal. he could face charges that carry a possible death penalty sentence. there are growing questions about the second suspect, his older brother. officials say he was flagged by the fbi two years ago on potential ties to radical gro
NBC
Apr 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
charges against 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. we are told he is writing down answers to some police questions and now lawmakers at capitol hill are pushing to declare the suspect an enemy combatant. he could be questioned without a lawyer and other protechs of the u.s. criminal justice system. tracie potts joins us live on capitol hill. good morning. >>> no questions before his miranda warnings would be admission i believe in court. prosecutors say they have plenty to convict him. keeping in mind he is a u.s. citizen with all the same rights as anymore else. dzhokhar tsarnaev is waking up answering investigators in writing. they are questioning him as an enemy combatant. >> i want the intelligence to save american lives. that can only be done effectively if he is treated as an enemy combatant. >> they don't need his confession to get him into trial. i think we don't have to cross the line. >> this morning, lots of questions about why the fbi didn't do more after inquiries about the older tsarnaev with radical groups. zi want to know how the fbi dropped the ball. we are at war with r
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Apr 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
morning shows dzhokhar tsarnaev on the ground after his capture last night with atf and fbi agents standing over him. the fbi has a simple message this morning on its wanted poster for this 19 year old. it simply now says captured. >> and the boston police were celebrating on twitter understandably writing captured in all caps. the hunt is over. the search is done. the terror is over. and justice has won. suspect is in custody. >> some of the unforgettable scenes last night. an ambulance rolling away from the scene of the capture last night in the back a patient we believe to be this young man who was the subject of this massive manhunt that had nearly a million people in and around the boston area on lockdown. let's go back to lester. >> all right, matt. here's where things stand right now. the lone remaining bombing suspect, 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is hospitalized in boston this morning. he's believed to be in serious condition recovering from gunshot wounds suffer during the shootout on friday morning with police that left his brother dead. this all came to a head of cours
NBC
Apr 23, 2013 4:30am PDT
of my colleagues or myself to conclude that the fbi dropped the ball. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev places two trials. >> are there other bombers? are there other plots in motion? are there other confederates on the loose? >> he told investigators he and his brother acted alone and learned how to make bombs on the internet. back in washington, a moment of silence remembering boston's day of terror. the suspect has made his first court appearance from the hospital. next, securing a grand jury indictment. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> thank you, tracy. 4:36. the two suspects in the first known al qaeda terrorist plot in court head to court. canadian authorities carried out two men that wanted to carry out a major terrorist attack on a passenger train from toronto to new york. both men are believed to have ties to an al qaeda cell based in iran and have been under surveillance since august. a bail hearing is set for today in toronto. >> a prominent defense attorney fighting to keep her law license after admitting to smuggling out of jail a hit list for her client. lor lorna brown going b
NBC
Apr 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, federal interrogators had hope todler be talking to dzhokhar tsarnaev, asking him what happened and why. >> there has been so much conversation yet, but tonight law enforcement officials say they are getting some responses. nbc's pete williams has more on that, and more on how the intense manhunt came to an end on friday. >> reporter: though he lies under guard in a boston hospital in serious condition with gunshot wounds, including one to throat, federal officials say dzhokhar tsarnaev is beginning to respond to a few questions from a team of federal investigators. he is being questioned for brief periods, officials say, because of his condition, and he is responding mostly in writing. but he has difficulty speaking because of his throat wound, which some investigators say could be the result of a suicide attempt. newly released video from police helicopter shows how he was arrested. an armored vehicle with a robotic arm tore away a tarp covering a bet on a backyard trailer where he was hiding friday night. in this thermal image, the heat from his body clearly shows him lying in the bo
NBC
Apr 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev charged. >> today u.s. officials say evidence suggests the two bombing suspects were motivated by religion. we don't know what the evidence is but we know investigators have confiscated phone records and e-mails. meanwhile boston continues to grieve. a moment of silence in boston. also on the senate floor and at the new york stock exchange, a pause in daily business to mark the exact moment the first bomb went off in the boston marathon one week ago today. suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev remains in the hospital unable to speak because of a bullet wound to his throat. with the judge present the 19-year-old was charged with using a weapon of mass destruction that led to the killing of four people and wounding of 180. tsarnaev is listed in serious condition but reports say he is alert and able to acknowledge in writing. tsarnaev has been in the hospital since last friday when he was found hiding and bleeding in a boat of a backyard of a watertown home. the night before police say he and his older brother engaged in gun battle with officers. tamerlan was killed. police feel con
NBC
Apr 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
. dzhokhar tsarnaev still recovering and the injury to his throat making it impossible to speak. he is answering questions by writing. it was initially believed his older brother died as the result of a police shootout but investigators say he likely died when his brother ran over him trying to escape police. as the investigate continues, officials in washington now asking whether authorities should have seen those attacks coming. we'll get more coming up in a live report from capitol hill in about ten minutes. >>> in the meantime, the tributes to the boston bombing victims continue. hundreds gathered at the boston marathon finish line this weekend to honor those killed and injured in the attacks. today, the governor of massachusetts is asking people across the nation to observe a moment of silence the first time the bomb went off. the one-minute silent tribute scheduled for 11:50 pacific time. it will be followed by the ringing of the bells and elsewhere nationwide. one injured in the attacks was 11-year-old aaron hern from martinez. he continues to recover. a number of baseball st
NBC
Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
the first bomb goes off, the fbi says, a surveillance camera catches dzhokhar and tamerlan tsarnaev walking toward the boston marathon finish line with backpacks. a second and crucial piece of video, the fbi says, comes from a surveillance camera mounted on this restaurant. at 2:42, seven minutes before the first bombing, court documents say the still unreleased video shows dzhokhar tsarnaev with a backpack walk toward the scene of the second bombing. at 2:45 he works his way into the crowd and slips his backpack off. still photos show the backpack on the ground at his feet. when the first bomb goes off, the fbi says, the video shows the crowd looking toward the finish line in alarm. but the fbi says tsarnaev virtually alone among the
NBC
Apr 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
, the one they are still trying to find now, dzhokhar tsarnaev was born in kyrgyzstan. his family lives in russia and we're told his father was a public official there at one time. the reason we're told for this extraordinary security in the area of watertown is, of course, because they still don't know where the other of the two brothers, the second bomber is located. they think they know where he is. they believe that's the place they have surrounded and where you just saw kerry sanders reporting but there's a further concern that these two brothers may have had af coccomplices an authorities found another bomb in boston. a device in the charles gate area. they rendered it safe but they are concerned there maybe accomplices. they can't be certain of it. but there's a concern there maybe accomplices at large. you put all of those factors together, and we're told that's the reason for the extraordinary security. there's been a report that one accomplice tried to escape on a train to connecticut. that the train was stopped. we believe now that this is not the case. savannah? >> pete will
NBC
Apr 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
. 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is being treated at a boston hospital today still not well enough to be grilled by federal agents about the bombings and shootings that terrorized the city. >> serious but stable. >> reporter: authorities believe that his older brother tamerlan killed in a gun battle early friday morning while wearing explosives strapped to his chest may have instigated the plot and persuaded dzhokhar to join him in the bloody attacks. >> i am extremely lucky that i'm not at a funeral this morning for one of my officers. >> reporter: but agents are puzzled by what motivated the tsarnaevs. they were raised in the u.s., lived in the same house and seemed to fit in. they attended this cambridge mosque, but a spokeswoman says they raised no red flags. >> in their visits, they never exhibited any violent behavior, sentiments. otherwise, they would have been immediately reported to the fbi. >> reporter: but should the fbi have been watching more closely? in 2011, russian intelligence concerned about the threat of chechnyan terrorism asked the fbi to investigate tamerlan b
NBC
Apr 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
: the blanket of fear on this community was lifted when it was confirmed that 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev was no longer a threat. 4:30, friday morning, authorities notified much of watertown a fugitive is on the loose. >> there's an ongoing manhunt for a person wanted in connection with monday's bombing. >> reporter: a good portion of watertown was already awake because it sounded like a war zone. one suspect, 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev, was dead, and another, his younger brother, had escaped a police dragnet. 7:59 a.m., daylight.
NBC
Apr 23, 2013 5:00pm PDT
story. as dzhokhar tsarnaev lies under guard in a boston hospital now upgraded to fair condition, federal officials say he's told interrogators that he and his older brother came up with the marathon bomb plot entirely on their own because they believe the u.s. wars in iraq and afghanistan were an attack on islam. officials say he claims the instructions for making a bomb came from al qaeda's online magazine "inspire" which contained a formula similar to the one the fbi says was used to make the bombs in boston. an employee at a fireworks company says records show that tamerlan tsarnaev bought two dozen large fireworks at a store in new hampshire in february. >> it's a little disturbing, a little unsettling that i had an in
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Apr 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
way to buy a new boat for the man who first spotted 1-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev holed up in his back year. a bay area podcaster is leading the charge. bob redell talks-of- talked to him today. he's in the newsroom. the question is, why is he so passionate about this? >> reporter: marla, that's what richard bliss does for a living, helps people replace their dreams or recover property. he produces a podcast, teaching people how to harness the internet to raise money for projects and internet ideas. when he heard the boat was riddled with bullets last fry night with the boston bombing suspect hidden inside, he thought why not help fund a new boat for the guy. he set up a web page, podcast his plea. within 48 hours, within that amount of time, he raised $600. >> i was surprised, i got hate mail. i was surprised no deed goes unpunished. part of it was the misunderstanding that somehow i was taking away from the real victims, the victims with horrendous loss. instead, it was, no, this is both. if you go to my campaign and video, there's a button to donate to the victims, the boston victim
NBC
Apr 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
a description of a still unreleased fbi video. according to those familiar with what it shows, dzhokhar tsarnaev can be seen removing his backpack at the spot where the second bomb was placed, and acting very differently from those around him when e first bomb blew up. >> this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off, and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion. >> federal officials say in the hours after the fbi released photos of the bombing suspects thursday night, investigators had not yet matched any names to their pictures and, in fact, did not even have the tsarnaev brothers in any terrorist data base. only after the older brother was killed in the late night shootout in watertown were agents able to check his fingerprints and put actual names to their case. fbi agents are seeking to interview all the family members and friends of the two brothers, including the wife of the older one, tamerlan. her lawyer says he is talking to federal authorities about how to proceed. matt? >> pete williams, thank you very much.
NBC
Apr 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
they stopped at a convenience store. the s.w.a.t. team members who captured dzhokhar tsarnaev spoke for the first time. jeff campbell pulled him off the boat. >> we wanted to get him into custody and have the situation come to an end for us, for the families, for the city. it needed to end. >> reporter: monday night they remembered the boston graduate student, the 23-year-old from china, she was killed in boston's week of terror. in her hometown of medford krystle campbell was laid to rest. the one week anniversary of the bombing marked by a moment of silence. heads bowed across the city and the nation. yet it's the stories of kindness that keep boston going. friday's man hunt trapped mckenzie wells and her 17 month old son holden in their home. out of milk she got this special delivery from a brook line police officer. >> never imagined someone in their tactical gear carrying two gallons of milk down the street. >> the photo taken by her husband, just more evidence of how a small gesture can make a big difference. >> thank you. >> reporter: now today those who left their belongings
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Apr 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
of any sort of connection with a terrorist group. it was just he and his brother alone, dzhokhar and tamerlan tsarnaev. they learned how to make the bombs online. it is raising a lot of questions about immigration policy. people that come into this country to live and become citizens. are we asking enough questions? is there enough follow-up? should the fbi have followed up after the 2011 interview with tamerlan after russia said he may be connected to terrorist groups there. he closed the books and said there was no further evidence. it is raising a lot of questions on immigration policy and how to follow up on these things. here, today, as i said, lawmakers will be getting a briefing on just where this investigation is headed. jon? >> tracie potts, thank you for the update. >>> 5:43. the two suspects in the first known al qaeda terrorist plot in canada head to court today. they arrested two men that wanted to carry out a major terrorist attack on a rail passenger trail from toronto to new york. video shows one of the suspects after his arrest. both men are believed to have ties
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